When the site is banned, which means the site is completely removed from search engine’s index of webpages.
It’s so hard to know if the site is banned in google but you can detect it easily when the site is in absolute ban.



  • Open your favorite Internet Browser.
  • In the address bar type “google.com”
  • In the search box type “site:” + “www.thedomain.com”  / “thedomain.com”




  • In the search box type “link:” + “www.thedomain.com”  / “thedomain.com”




  • Search the domain in google.

If the “site:” and “link:”operator searches show no results, which means that you site has been banned.
For the reason why the site is ban in google, check this link to learn their google guidlines: http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=35291

What is Article Directory - one of the Off-Page Seo Techniques.


Article directories allow users to submit unique articles to the directory. These directories allow articles to embed links to other websites with relevant Anchor text. Popular article directories are considered authority sites and are constantly crawled by Search Engine Bots. Webmasters submit articles with relevant anchor text linking back to their site and obtain powerful backlinks
- source: WikiPedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Article_directory)

Tired of searching High Google Pagerank Article Directories?
Below are the list of High Pagerank Article Directory.
Submit your article these Article Directory to increase the reputation of your website and to increase traffic.



URLAlexa
Rating
Google
Pagerank
No Follow
1.knol.google.com17NF!
2.ehow.com1447NF!
3.squidoo.com2117
4.hubpages.com2756
5.ezinearticles.com3176
6.examiner.com8748NF!
7.articlesbase.com1,3106NF!
8.seekingalpha.com1,3147NF!
9.technorati.com1,3618
10.buzzle.com1,8426
11.goarticles.com2,6633
12.gather.com2,8866
13.suite101.com3,2776
14.brighthub.com3,9286
15.ezinemark.com4,2404
16.ideamarketers.com4,5964
17.infobarrel.com4,7134
18.selfgrowth.com4,8436
19.helium.com5,2365NF!
20.articlesnatch.com5,3815NF!
21.sooperarticles.com6,3794
22.amazines.com7,0064
23.bukisa.com7,5315NF!
24.articlealley.com7,5815NF!
25.thefreelibrary.com7,6607
26.triond.com7,8645
27.pubarticles.com8,2984
28.selfseo.com8,5564
29.articledashboard.com $9,1315
30.web-source.net9,7186
31.articletrader.com10,1675
32.articlerich.com10,2354
33.articlecity.com10,3895
34.submityourarticle.com/articles/ $10,4533
35.isnare.com10,5215
36.EvanCarmichael.com13,1884
37.wrytestuff.com13,8670NF!
38.earticlesonline.com14,3012NF!
39.articlesfactory.com14,5484
40.articlecompilation.com14,5622
41.articlecube.com15,3924
42.site-reference.com15,6065
43.biggerpockets.com/articles15,8094NF!
44.abcarticledirectory.com16,2193
45.snipsly.com16,2384
46.articlecell.com16,4982
47.streetarticles.com16,6133
48.articleclick.com16,7794
49.articleblast.com16,8994
50.a1articles.com17,1714NF!



Note: 
NF - NoFollow
Source: www.VRetoolbar.com